Fundamentals of Geotechnical Engineering
Now, the essential components of Braja Das' market leading texts, PRINCIPLES OF GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING and PRINCIPLES OF FOUNDATION ENGINEERING, are combined in one book. The new book is divided into 13 chapters including the fundamental concepts of soil mechanics and foundation engineering. This excellent new text provides junior/senior level students and practitioners the essential background necessary to understand soil mechanics and foundation engineering.
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SOIL DEPOSITS AND GRAINSIZE ANALYSIS
WEIGHTVOLUME RELATIONSHIPS PLASTICITY
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ASCE average backfill borehole braced cuts Calculate clay layer clayey cm/sec coefficient cohesion compaction confining pressure consolidation settlement curve degree of consolidation depth Determine deviator stress diameter direct shear test drainage drilled shafts dry unit weight effective stress equation factor of safety failure surface flow force Geotechnical Engineering given gravel ground surface hammer horizontal hydraulic conductivity kN/m laboratory liquid limit maximum Mechanics and Foundations moisture content normal stress normally consolidated clay obtained overconsolidated particles plasticity index plot pore water pressure primary consolidation Refer to Figure relative density resistance retaining wall sand saturated clay seepage shear strength shear stress shear test sheet piles shown in Figure sieve Sieve analysis silt silty slope soil mass Soil Mechanics Solution stability standard penetration number stress increase total stress triaxial test ultimate bearing capacity undrained unit length values vane variation vertical stress void ratio water table